Future of Video Game Design Discussed at Chapman Confrence

November 2, 2011 by | Events

The industry players in the video game business should get ready to use new strategies if they want to win the biggest game – the battle for customers. Because while most customers aren’t exactly long in the tooth, they are moving on and they can’t “sit in a room and play PS2 for 50 hours,”

Graduate Students Provide Therapy Services with Community Clinic

October 24, 2011 by | News

The scruffy donated furniture has been tossed. The one-way mirror installed decades ago is history. Even the old name was scrapped. But at Saturday’s opening celebration of the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy at Chapman University, the founding principles of community service and hands-on teaching planted in the clinic’s beginnings 46 years

Renowned Psychologist Philip Zimbardo Speaks at Chapman

September 13, 2011 by | Events

Dr. Philip Zimbardo, Stanford University Professor Emeritus and renowned social psychologist captivated an audience of over 400 students and faculty on September 15 th 2011 with his talk, “My Journey from Creating and Understanding Evil to Inspiring Heroism.” Describing his early academic experiences, including his role as Warden in the Stanford Prison Study, Dr. Zimbardo

Students, Faculty Host Stroke Survivor Boot Camp

August 30, 2011 by | News

The Stroke Survivor Boot Camp was held on Aug 15-19, 2011. The Boot Camp provided intensive, guided, targeted activity 6 hours per day for 5 consecutive days for 12 individuals with chronic stroke. The camp was an interdisciplinary, collaborative effort that involved faculty and students from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Department, the Communication

A NASA Summer for Chapman University Student

August 11, 2011 by | News

Computer science major Bryson Thill ’12, just completed a 10-week program at the world’s leading Earth Sciences laboratories at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, located in Greenbelt, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. Thill was one of only 10 undergraduate students accepted into the prestigious Summer Institute in Earth Sciences (SIES) program this summer. The Summer Institute provides

Chapman’s MESA Program Extended with Three-Year Grant

July 9, 2011 by | News

Chapman University has been awarded a three-year grant extension valued at more than $200,000 a year from a state outreach program designed to nurture science literacy among K-12 students. Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, commonly referred to as MESA, is one of the country’s most innovative and successful programs addressing the need for early science education.

Food Science Team Wins First Runner-up at National College Bowl This is the fourth year out of five that Chapman has clinched the regional title

July 6, 2011 by | News

Forget about the whiz kids on Jeopardy College and the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The smart crew to beat this year was Chapman University’s own Food Science College Bowl Team. The team of five students won first runner-up at the Institute of Food Technologists’ competition, losing in a final double-elimination round to The Ohio State University. This

Professor Peterson Represented the US at Infertility Confrence in Denmark Peterson co-presented 2 papers at the 2011 meeting of the Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility

July 2, 2011 by | News

Brennan Peterson co-presented 2 papers at the 2011 meeting of the Copenhagen Multi-Centre Psychosocial Infertility (COMPI) Research meeting. The COMPI team is an interdisciplinary group of infertility scholars from the fields of medicine, public health, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Dr. Peterson represents the United States while other countries represented include Denmark, the United Kingdom, Portugal,